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Luverne, North Dakota
City
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Location of Luverne, North Dakota
Location of Luverne, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Steele
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,417 ft (432 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 31
 • Estimate (2014) 31
 • Density 119.2/sq mi (46.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 58056
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-48580
GNIS feature ID 1030048

Luverne is a city in Steele County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 31 at the 2010 census. Luverne was founded in 1912.

Geography

Luverne is located at 47°15′6″N 97°56′8″W / 47.25167°N 97.93556°W / 47.25167; -97.93556 (47.251610, -97.935674). It is located in southwest Steele County, about a mile north of the Steele County-Barnes County line on Steele County Highway 25. Luverne is about four miles (6 km) east of the Steele County-Griggs County line. Luverne is just a few miles away from Lake Astabula, a man-made reservoir on the Sheyenne River.

Luverne's closest neighbor is Sibley, North Dakota, four miles (6 km) away.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 225
1930 177 −21.3%
1940 187 5.6%
1950 154 −17.6%
1960 109 −29.2%
1970 84 −22.9%
1980 65 −22.6%
1990 41 −36.9%
2000 44 7.3%
2010 31 −29.5%
Est. 2015 31 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 31 people, 17 households, and 9 families residing in the city. The population density was 119.2 inhabitants per square mile (46.0/km2). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 80.8 per square mile (31.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 6.5% Native American, and 3.2% from two or more races.

There were 17 households of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.3% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 47.1% were non-families. 41.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.82 and the average family size was 2.44.

The median age in the city was 43.5 years. 16.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 38.8% were from 25 to 44; 29% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.8% male and 45.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 44 people, 16 households, and 12 families residing in the city. The population density was 170.6 people per square mile (65.3/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 89.2 per square mile (34.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.73% White and 2.27% Native American.

There were 16 households out of which 37.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, and 25.0% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the city, the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 2.3% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 76.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,188, and the median income for a family was $37,188. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,042. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


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